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Diocese of

Novo Hamburgo

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,598 km²

Population: 747,246 Catholics (69.3% of 1,078,278 total) (2017)

Statistics: 49 parishes, 128 priests (94 diocesan, 34 religious), 39 deacons, 386 lay religious (66 brothers, 320 sisters), 32 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Porto Alegre

Neighbouring Dioceses: Montenegro (←), Caxias do Sul (↑), Osório (↘), Porto Alegre (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint Aloysius Gonzaga (June 21)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: October 12 (1991)

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (48)

Montenegro (←), Caxias do Sul (↑), Osório (↘), Porto Alegre (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2007.03.28 – ...):Bishop Zeno Hastenteufel (74)Bishop Zeno Hastenteufel (74)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Novo Hamburgo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Zeno Hastenteufel (74)Bishop Zeno Hastenteufel (74)Permalink
(2007.03.28 – ...)

Bishop of Novo Hamburgo (Brazil)

Nuntio Vobis Gaudium

Born:1946.06.14 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1972.07.08
Consecrated Bishop:2002.03.08

Bishop of Frederico Westphalen (Brazil) (2001.12.12 – 2007.03.28)

Bishop of Novo Hamburgo (Brazil) (2007.03.28 – ...)

Archbishop Osvino José Both (82)Bishop Osvino José Both (82) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1995.11.22 – 2006.06.07)

Archbishop Military Ordinary emeritus of Brazil (Brazil)

Fiat Voluntas Tua

Born:1938.04.26 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1967.04.22
Consecrated Bishop:1990.09.02

Titular Bishop of Civitanova (1990.06.26 – 1995.11.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre (Brazil) (1990.06.26 – 1995.11.22)

Bishop of Novo Hamburgo (Brazil) (1995.11.22 – 2006.06.07)

Archbishop Military Ordinary of Brazil (Brazil) (2006.06.07 – 2014.08.06)

Bishop Carlos José Boaventura Kloppenburg, O.F.M.Permalink
(1986.08.08 – 1995.11.22)

Sub umbris fideliter

Born:1919.11.02 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1946.01.06
Consecrated Bishop:1982.08.01
Died:2009.05.08 († 89)

Titular Bishop of Vulturara (1982.05.22 – 1986.08.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia (Brazil) (1982.05.22 – 1986.08.08)

Bishop of Novo Hamburgo (Brazil) (1986.08.08 – 1995.11.22)

Bishop Aloísio Sinésio Bohn (85)Bishop Aloísio Sinésio Bohn (85)Permalink
(1980.02.13 – 1986.06.27)

Bishop emeritus of Santa Cruz do Sul (Brazil)

Omnes Unum Sint

Born:1934.09.11 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1977.09.09

Titular Bishop of Abbir Germaniciana (1977.06.27 – 1980.02.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Brasília (Brazil) (1977.06.27 – 1980.02.13)

Bishop of Novo Hamburgo (Brazil) (1980.02.13 – 1986.06.27)

Bishop of Santa Cruz do Sul (Brazil) (1986.06.27 – 2010.05.19)


as of 2020.06.16

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